Cultured cell lines from human teratomas: windows into tumour growth and differentiation and early human development.

@article{Roach1993CulturedCL,
  title={Cultured cell lines from human teratomas: windows into tumour growth and differentiation and early human development.},
  author={Stephanie Roach and Stephen J. Cooper and William J. Bennett and Martin F Pera},
  journal={European urology},
  year={1993},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={82-7; discussion 87-8}
}
Cultured cell lines from human teratomas provide models to study molecules which might regulate tumour growth or normal embryonic development. Here, we describe efforts to delineate the role of transcription factors, extracellular matrix, and growth factors in controlling growth and differentiation of human embryonal carcinoma and yolk sac tumour.